The aim of the Pharmacognosy course at Near East University is to introduce phenylpropanoids (simple phenols, coumarins, lignans), xanthons, flavonoids, tannins, anthronoids and naphthalen derivatives which can be evaluated as potential active chemical constituents in drug discovery studies from the higher plants.
Their biosynthesis, chemical classifications, nomenclature, physical and chemical properties, methods for their detection, isolation and structure elucidation, distribution in nature, biological activities and their uses are examplified.
The course aims to introduce the terpenoids (mono-, sesqui-, di-, and triterpenes, teriterpenic saponins, cucurbitacines, cyloartanes) from the natural sources having importance in the field of health and pharmaceutical industry together with their biosynthesis, classifications, nomenclature, physical and chemical properties, methods for their detection, isolation and structure elucidation, distribution in nature, biological activities.
The course aims to introduce the steroids (phytosterols, phytoecdysteroids, steroidal saponins, cardenolides and bufodienolides) from the natural sources having importance in the field of health and pharmaceutical industry including their biosynthesis, classifications, nomenclature, physical and chemical properties, methods for their detection, isolation and structure elucidation, distribution in nature, biological activities.
The objective of the course is to introduce spectroscopical methods used in the structure elucidation of the natural compounds. Mainly, introduction to NMR spectroscopy and basic principles will be discussed. The aim of the course is to present structure elucidation by studying spectral features comparatively on the selected group in the natural compounds.
- Primary Metabolites
- Secondary Metabolites-Phenolic Compounds
- Secondary Metabolites – Terpenoides
- Secondary Metabolites – Steroids
- Spectroscopic Analysis of Natural Compounds
- Antitumor Compounds
- Herbal Medicines (Phytomedicine)
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Graduating from a MSc, MA or MBA level Master’s program (Min. CGPA 3.00)
- English Proficiency: TOEFL and other Qualifications may be considered.
- Turkish Proficiency (Required only for foreign students applying to Departments whereby the language of instruction is Turkish.
International2500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2500 EUR per year
3 Year Program
- 1st – 2nd Semester €2,500
- €1450 / Semester (3rd – 6th Semesters)
4 Year Program
- 1st – 3rd Semester €2,000
- €800 / Semester (4th – 8th Semesters)
Living costs for Mersin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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